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CNBC
Aug 16, 2009 7:30pm EDT
. >>> so the big news this week is not so much what the fed did, but what it said. and joining us now to help interpret that and where the markets and the economy may be going next, mike cuggino is manager of the permanent portfolio funds with more than $4 billion in funds, and diane swonk who is chief economist at mesirow capital. diane, what the fed said is that financial conditions are leveling out and further financial conditions are improving further. do you agree? >> i agree. they are leveling out and they certainly didn't say they were soaring ahead, did they? >> no. >> well, saying we are seeing some cross currents in the economy, and good news and bad news. the armageddon scenario is behind us, but we are moving into an economic recovery, but it's very fragile and will be a rocky recovery at best. so the fed left the door open, the backdoor open to continue its quantitative easing, if necessary, and expand the balance sheet, although i it would like as we continue into move into 2010 to reduce the balance sheet and not raise the rates for quite a while, but certainly accommodate
NBC
Aug 16, 2009 1:30pm EDT
mypyramid.gov to learn more. >>> join us next for "teen kids news." here's a look at what we're reporting on this week. >> i'll report on dogs with a special mission and the teens who train them. >> if you like studying the past and don't mind getting your hands dirty, you'll really dig my report. >> the dos & don'ts of using the internet for homework. >> i'll have the story of a hot new artist, who made it to "american idol," and he didn't even have to face the judges. >> and there's more. just ahead on "teen kids news." >> hi, i'm mwanzaa. >> and i'm jessica. we'll start with headlines from around the world. >> here's lauren. >> 7,000 u.s. troops arrived in afghanistan. they are the first group of 21,000 soldiers to be deployed to the region by the end of summer. their mission, to train afghan forces and strengthen their government. >> they sent us to afghanistan to get the job done and that's what we're here to do. >> reporter: u.s. troops hope to stabilize the country enough to eventually withdraw all armed forces from the region. >>> worries about finding work for the summer? well, y
FOX
Aug 16, 2009 4:00am EDT
[ music ] . >> today on us farm report. the usda confirms a big crop waiting to be harvested. pro-farmer crop participants get ready to hit the road and check the field. >> and pork producers find the usda short when seeking aid. >> u.s. farm report brought to you by chevy, an american revolution. [ music ] . >> good morning. and welcome to u.s. farm report. i'm john fipps. the much anticipated august crop report was released this week and either market players are anticipated it accurately or we were all completely confused because the price action wasn't as furious as most of us expected. we will have our experts sort it out later. in what is becoming standard procedure problematic weather earlier in the season seems to be overcome by great effort and technology. the remaining risk is largely one of late planted crops racing the first frost. having driven around the midwest recently i have seen good crops and not so good but none that seem to be at the right staying for mid-august. my guess is farmers are not going to be great company for the next six weeks or. so let's get star
CSPAN
Aug 16, 2009 6:30am EDT
the next like 2 1/2 years. bouncing from reservation to reservation, very often using the name martine. he had lots of fake ids that had those names on them. but he changed his name a lot and eventually he made his way down to the reservation down in tucson where he eventually was arrested where he changed his whole way of working. he stopped doing environmental work in this kind of way and he started working with indian youth taking them to environmental events like at mount graham where they have giant controversies over giant telescopes over there. . they were with his tribe and the youth of his tribe and this is the arc that he had traveled. he was arrested in 1994 but when he went to his trial he was only tried for one fire that he set which was at michigan state in lansing, michigan. and even then they didn't have him setting the fire but for conspiracy. but even then he covered his tracks but unbeknownst to me and thousands of people following him. he had confessed everything but he had -- it had been sealed. the judge had sealed the confession and so no one could see it
CNBC
Aug 15, 2009 8:00pm EDT
four of us, me, too, saw our interest rates hiked. money out of our pocket. tough new laws on the way, lenders are on a bender. here with the top ways to cut those credit card costs, senor credit himself, john. going nuts. help us out. wei we want to save money. don't want $10 million in their pockets right. >> now what's the first most important thing to save money on credit card? >> they're going ballistic. make yourself bullet-proof against their outrageous fees. first, score. credit score, the number one way to pay less for your credit card. the way to save money on a credit card debt is to pay less for the money itself. in the world of credit scores, max out at 750-plus to translate that into a lower interest rate on a credit card. could mean 7.9% versus something like 24% or 29.9%. >> a great example. if you owed $10,000 on a card and at the 7% level, you're going to pay a certain a interest versus -- more? >> versus an enormous amount. >> yes. >> you can run some of this. with talk about accounts, run sim laces. but in most cases 2 looks $100 to $200, 10% to 20% when your p
NBC
Aug 16, 2009 9:00am EDT
like to let you know about. ann is here representing the irvine nature center to tell us all about native plants. >> i'm on the planning committee fortunative plant seminar. we have a wonderful plant sale coming up saturday. we're having two speakers in the morning and four workshops in the afternoon. a plant sale from 7:30 in the morning until 4:00 in the afternoon. >> and this has been going on a long time. >> this is the 18th annual native plant seminar. we have been doing this for quite a long time and really enjoy doing it and have had wonderful speakers over the years. >> it is a learning experience and an opportunity to do this in your back yard. >> a great source of native plants for one day, and it's a feeding frenzy if you are interested in native plants. >> next to carrie is a shrub that does well in this time of year. now is the time of year, shrubs, it is the time to put them in. >> it is a good time to put them in. this is an arrowwood viburnam. it is native to this part of the area. it has blooms in the spring that are good for pollinators and they are good for birds
CSPAN
Aug 16, 2009 4:15am EDT
change as real, their findings were taken by world leaders, so much so, they were used to frame legislation to the end of the century. the other agencies are prepared to hold grand meetings and copenhagen and then agree, 40 or more years, the assumption is global heating is so serious that expensive action is needed now if we are to avoid damaging climate change affecting our children and grandchildren. obviously it will be the cool spell indicating they have overestimated climate change. i think that instead they have underestimated the severity of global heating, mainly because they paid too much attention to human factors to industrial and domestic pollution, they have not enough attention to the earth's response to what we are doing. this is going to be the subject of my talk this evening. when i look at climate change from the point of view of our planet rather than the human viewpoint, i see that report as the scariest official document i have ever read. the earth does not just passively accept what we do, it responds to climate change and that response is more deadly than
CW
Aug 16, 2009 6:30am EDT
teach us. that ship has sailed. the damage has been done. the issue before us is what are we going to do about it. so let's start talking about solutions. enough is enough. thank you. [ applause ] . . >>> if i might, i have a question for the ud yens. if the you'll indulge me and please follow along, how many of you by a show of hands feel like you've seen enough of what mr. graves has talked about? show your hands, please. how many of you believe enough is enough? if, in fact, you do, stand on your feet for me one time. give some love to what he just said please. [ applause ] now, here is the crucial question, and i will not put you on the spot because you're going to lie to me anymore. how many of you are doing enough to solve the problem? we are going to talk about the idea that much of what mr. graves talked about prior to this has been talked about for 20-plus years. and we have seen very little improvement, and in some areas, we have seen regression. when getting ready for this program, i was listening to one of my favorite artists, gill scott herrin who many of you know and for a
CNBC
Aug 16, 2009 6:00am EDT
. stacey told us how to play las vegas sand. >> they were buying the august 10 calls. >> now we'll see if she's ready to cash in. "options action" begins right now. welcome to the show. great to have you with us. these are the traders at the home of the world's third largest options market that would be the nasdaq market site and across the nation in the windy city, chicago, as well as the city of brotherly love in philadelphia. stocks rebounding from their morning lows shrugging off weak economic news that weight on industrial and material names, oil falling 4% today and yet volatility continues to ooze out of the market. does smart money sense another leg higher. let's get into the money right now. even with the pullback, the market has remained in a tight range over the past two weeks with the s&p 500. one reason the lack of participation from these guys. exxon mobil, procter & gamble and walmart, some of the largest components of the s&p weighting, all down on the year. we need to see participation to move higher. >> there's no question about that. we can't have the market continue
FOX News
Aug 16, 2009 10:00am EDT
within the last two dagens, when he did the two town hall events. >> rick: tell us the -- i read the press release yesterday and the town would be holding a town hall on health insurance reform, the new name of the game now. and talking about health insurance reform, and not health care reform, tell us about this strategy there. >> reporter: well, the white house basically is saying a huge portion of health care reform is basically fixing the insurance industry, and the way insurance is hand here in the u.s., and the president now has basically made the insurance company the enemy in a lot of this and several people in the town halls the past couple of days have called him out on it saying is that really fair and how are the insurance companies going to survive if you provide a public option so he has been called on it several times but he basically said there are millions of americans struggling with the system that is better set up for the insurance companies, than it is for average americans. some of the polling suggests that some people, while they'd like to see health insura
CNN
Aug 16, 2009 6:00pm EDT
worried but putting up her hurricane shutters just in case. thanks for sending us those pictures. we ask you to send us what you see as well with tropical storm claude death to ireport.com, as always, stay safe. we will continue to watch this and we are just hours away from landfall. >> thank you very much. let's get to the ground and apalachicola's mayor joins us. what are the conditions now? >> we picked up a little rain. >> you picked up rain and flooding? it's not that bad? we're looking at pictures and appears to be a lot of rain but what about flooding? >> no. but we are expecting localized flooding in the streets throughout the city? >> have you made plans? those further inland there, have been voluntary evacuations because of the flooding, is that correct. >> that's correct. down at alligator point. within the city, we're basically batting down the hatches and encouraging residents to stay indoors in case emergency vehicles are called out. >> i have to ask you something. for hurricane katrina and rita a lot of the budgets were wiped out because of those storms. how are towns like
NBC
Aug 16, 2009 1:00pm EDT
us more. felipe? >> that's right jessica. an organization called habitat for humanity builds homes for needy families. it's hard work, but also a lot of fun. to me, home means a place to feel safe and secure and to be loved. >> home is someplace you can keep your family, have fun, and chill. >> a safe place where you could lay your head. >> unfortunately, not everyone can own a home. some people only have the money to rent. others can only afford houses that aren't safe. >> it's unacceptable for anybody to go to bed at night in substandard housing. that's the mission. >> habitat helps families buy new homes at affordable prices. one of the ways they save money is by using volunteer builders. >> get out and go and change the world. one hammer at a time, one two-by-four at a time, one helping hand at a time. >> and a lot of those helping hands belong to teens. >> i just started my freshman year and got hooked on it. >> it's a good thing to help a family in need, and it's a good way to spend your weekends. >> take and it smooth it on down so it's nice and smooth. >> it doesn't matter
HLN
Aug 16, 2009 3:30pm EDT
correspondent ali velshi touring the country on -- what else? the cnn express. joining us now from the missouri state fair. talk about getting the pulse of america, ali, what are you hearing? >> reporter: yeah. this is a fantastic place to do that. we've been driving from atlanta to des moines, and we passed through georgia, kentucky, tennessee, illinois, missouri heading into kansas and iowa, and we're talking to people usually in places smaller than would normally get media coverage about health care. in the beginning of the week as the debate was really heating up on tv with the town hall meetings we were trying to get a quieter discussion going. there was plenty of disagreement where we went. we ended up in one interesting place in paducah, kentucky, northwestern kentucky just on the illinois border, and had a bit of a town hall meeting. one of the women was formerly a congressional candidate. she was a democratic candidate who ran in the last election and lost but had some very, very strong views on health care. here is a bit of a taste of what she told us. >> my husband and i are two of t
NBC
Aug 16, 2009 6:30pm EDT
they could use a little bit more rain across parts of the parched southeast as we head on through the next couple of days. but as you mentioned, that's not the only game in town. we aotieav t hcaropil depressioo an ana which was a trocam,l stor and we have tropical storm bill tbend whistt,hahich it, the bir system and the one we're really most worried about. it could easily become a hurricane here within the next 12 to 24 hours. now, the news with ana is that it will probably weaken and stay a tropical depression or even less as it moves into the caribbean. however, bill, even though it may become a hurricane and a fairly potent hurricane, right now the indications are it could stay off shore of the east coast. that's what our latest computer models are telling us, but we can't let our guard down. from the middle 6 august into the middle of september, that is the middle of the hurricane season, and so claudette is just a reminder of what things can do this time of the year. lester? >> jeff morrow in florida. we'll stay in close contact with you and all our colleagues at the weathe
CBS
Aug 15, 2009 11:00pm EDT
tonight. police tell us that gunshots rang out about 10 minutes ago at the inner harbor. eyewitness news has a crew on the way to the scene. we'll have that in a moment. but first, let's go to the light street pavilion. this is apparently where the violence broke out not long ago. about 10:00 tonight. at this point,ault we have con- - all we have confirmed from police is that gunshots did ring out inside the building. and suzanne collins has been gathering information from the police. soats so let's go to suzanne live. what do we know at this hour? >> reporter: well, we know, adam, that it was about 10:15 this evening that shots rang out in the light street pavilion right behind me.  we're not clear where in the pavilion. but apparently two people were shot. they believe one was shot in the leg. and the other was shot in the elbow. they tell me that it does appear that these are a younger people. that it may again be one of these situations that we have been talking about before, about young people getting in fights down here. young gangs. young bands of men who have been fighting
CBS
Aug 15, 2009 11:00pm EDT
, everyone. i'm surae chinn if for bruce johnson tonight. thanks for joining us. a developing story in southeast tonight thieoraus ite arauthori inveigorinlemultltiple enbeting ip ave sh been shot in e 0041otblk ocof minnesota avenue near the metro station. we are told most of the injuries are wounds that are not life threatening. >> he got shot in his leg. >> tonight officials say the victims range in age from 14 to 18 years old. >>> it is reminiscent of bill clinton's recent trip to north korea. jim webb seeking release of an american held in myanmar. here is gary neurenberg. >> reporter: lead to go an -- leading to a release of. >> i think it is a very bad deal. >> reporter: critics fear it will use the release for propaganda purposes. >> senator webb gave them a lot of time in the face, he was all over the television and news media in myanmar legit. >> reporter: webb met with su chi who has been in prison for 14 of the last 20 years. he did not convince authorities to release her. >> she will not be able to take part in the election and not able to campaign for her party that wo
FOX News
Aug 16, 2009 12:00pm EDT
. >> shannon: any chance the counseling sessions could be used to ration care for seniors or anyone else? >> the american medical association endorsed the bill. this has done tremendous service to public. one thing that august has done is with all the counterclaims that are going on and claims and the mythology, it's forcing people to get educated on the bill. that is what is happening. one thing we noticed is we get a lot of calls from the members. often they're not happy when they get the calls. we have a spike of people for the basic information, that tells you they are asking tough questions and want to learn about what is in the bill. >> shannon: thank you for coming in. >> appreciate it. >> in a sign of the economic times the city of chicago is hanging out closed for business side. city hall, public library, health clinics and most city offices are closed for day tomorrow in part of the effort to reduce the budget by $8 million. while most city employees have the day off without pay, police and firefighters will still be on the job. parts of florida are under tropical storm warning
CSPAN
Aug 16, 2009 10:00am EDT
entire career in health policy. thank you for joining us. >> thank you. >> let me introduce our two reporters. jennifer. for the water post and "washington post".com. let's start. >> you've been quoted as saying august is going to be a make or break month for health care. the president has said the same thing. so far we've seen a lot of anger, hostility and questions on what is in the bill. if it continues at this pace through the entire month, what impact will that have when congress returns? >> i think if it continues down this path, august will be a lost opportunity to develop in consensus that needs to be developed on the part of the american people. and i think the important crucial thing for the president and for leaders on capitol hill on both sides is to break down the components of health care reform and talk about where there is consensus. because, frankly, people aren't getting a sense that there's consensus and there is on important elements which i know we'll talk about. unfortunately, all of the stories are process stories about who is disagreeing with whom as opposed
CSPAN
Aug 16, 2009 1:00pm EDT
need to be recorded, properly billed to the government and used to support estimates for future contracts. over 100 billion -- and i didn't say 100 million -- over 100 billion of contract costs have been estimated, recorded, billed and controlled using these business systems. the complexity of these systems gives them incredible power for documenting and managing business operations, but also, the potential to create formidable obstacles to transparency for oversight and audit when poorly designed, incorrectly used or not updated. those weaknesses and obstacles are at center stage in this hearing. we will swear in two panels of witnesses, today. the first panel will represent federal agencies whose work involves dealing with or auditing contractor business systems. those wilkenses -- those witnesses are jeff parsons, executive director of the army contracting command, april stevenson, director of the defense contract audit agency, david rickey, director of business -- director of contract business operations at the defense contracting management agency, dcma. our second panel wi
CSPAN
Aug 16, 2009 2:00am EDT
the rest of the world can agree on. they want the united states to go first. they want us to drop off the close first. that is why the day that the u.s. house of representatives passed that capt. trade bill -- that cap and trade bill, they had parades' in the streets in india. i hope that nobody in this room believes that the world is running out of polar bears. i have done an editorial on this were i talked to the people that say that it is the poster child of the climate change movement. in 1950, there were 20,000 polar bears. now there are 55,000. does that sound like we're losing the polar bears? no. 2, on what to talk about what is going on with our fiscal policy. the amount of debt that has been taken on by this administration is a fiscal obscenity. i call it financial child abuse. i would make the case that that is the reason so many of you are here today. you care about our children. we have taken on more debt in the last six months than the u.s. government did in the last 20 years. it just to give you a sense of how bad this is greeted this started under george w. bush. if yo
CNN
Aug 16, 2009 10:00am EDT
this youtube is fantastic t takes us everywhere we can't go, but it doesn't give us context. that's a problem. >> when i watch cable, amy, it seem like this endless loop of these loud moments. one woman in a blue dress, katie abram, i've seen her 50 times. >> indeed. it's perfect for television. you have the audio, the visuals, the heat and passion. some loops have not been played, kenneth gladny who was at one of these town halls, was beaten up. he has not been splashed on the front pages. he has gotten less attention than professor gates and his arrest at harvard. the context conservatives are concerned about is the context this is supposed to marginalize and characterize the entire opposition to health care plan as being fringe and hysterical. the same treatment is not given to the other side when their folks come out to protest. >> obama keeps repeating this line how tv loves a ruckus. we heard gibbs say the media was disappointed that no one yelled at the president after his first town hall meeting. is there a grain of truth there? >> sure. conflict is more interesting than lack
FOX News
Aug 15, 2009 11:00pm EDT
thank you for joining us. thank you for joining us. >> kelly: good afternoon captioned by closed captioning services, inc. the death panel, health care for seniors. and plus, remember fannie mae and freddie mac? meet their cousin jenny, the latest subprime mortgage lender and possible bailout considered e-candidate. gearing up for the 2010 sen have yo yous-- census. the journal editorial report starts right now. welcome to the journal editorial report, i'm paul gigot. claims fast and furious that the democrat health care reform plan, what critics are calling death panels for seniors and children with birth defects. sarah palin got in on the act recently writing on her facebook page, saying the american i know and love is not one where my parents or my baby with down's syndrome will have to stand in front of a death panel so his bureaucrats can decide based on a subjective judgment of their level of productivity in society whether they are worthy of health care. what they said this week. >> the rumor circulating around lately is this idea that somehow the house of representatives
FOX News
Aug 16, 2009 4:00pm EDT
know what you think. who do you trust more, your insurance company or the government. >> tweet us at twitter.com. "got one that said, i think the question would be better posed who are you more afraid of the health insurance companies or its government. >> i think the poll is on that. >> julie: we'll be talking to scott rasmussen about what americans will be thinking about right now. >> trace: it's considering taking over such a personal issue of our life. it's very scary. >> gregg: police making an arrest in a frightening and bizarre attack on the mayor. tom barrett recovering in the hospital he was beaten with a metal pipe. he was attacked last night as he was leaving wisconsin state fair with his family. the mayor had just come to the aid of a woman when she was attacked by the pipe wielding suspect and then pounced on barrett and struck him repeatedly. mayor's brother had this to say a short time ago. >> she in stable condition. i have talked to him personally. he has a good sense of humor. he is -- he is great brother. he is good shape. he'll be fine. he did sustain some pretty
HLN
Aug 15, 2009 10:00pm EDT
used drugs. we intend to pursue every civil remedy. i believe there's a strong fragrance of criminality. i want to find out what did the husband, the brother, other people know. >> and tonight, a florida beach beauty marries her dream man and the newlyweds all set to live happily ever after until death does them part. what the 26-year-old beauty didn't plan on is the hit man she hires to murder the new hubby, is a cop. that's right. the cop stings the bride on video. breaking down an hysterical tears, crying over her dead husband. just hours after she put the special final touches on the shooting death. she was on the phone with the would-be hit man said the cops. we have the video. tonight we uncover motive. not only does she convince hubby to transfer ownership of their quarter-million-dollar town home to her name only, and less than 24 hours she goes shopping for a hit man. bombshell, we learn the identity of the secret informant who alerts police. it's the wife's alleged lover. yes. just six months into the marriage, the thrill is gone. she reportedly gets a lover who sa
CSPAN
Aug 16, 2009 6:00am EDT
with a lot of natural resources. we just happened to know how to use them. we just happened to build a country, a mightity arsenal that defended democracy around the world almost a century and it was all an accident. that is absolutely not true. we people. and they talked about rights. and i want to get back to this. i will get back to this. one of the things that i find to be a hair-raising experience, fig ratively speaking, of course is the idea and you hear this from the left and hear it sometimes from people on our side of the aisle, will talk about health care as a right. people have a right to health care. it sounds good. people don't want to see people denied health care. but it is a fundamentally flawed argument and fundamentally against what actually built america for prosperity. and let me explain this. you look at the founding documents of the nation and the first one is the declaration of independence. and in that document, they talk about unalienable rights and list four, life, liberty, the pursuit of happiness and the right to change the government that infringes on tho
CNN
Aug 16, 2009 1:00pm EDT
us at the end of the day is not so much a change in personalities, but a change in policy. we would like to see an iranian willingness to decyst from supporting terrorist groups. we've seen none of that. on the contrary, biusiness as usual. we'd like to see iranians willing to suspend enrichment of iranian. we'd like to see them stop resisting the subterfuges. we see none of that across the board. >> do you accept iran has a right to a civil nuclear program? >> we believe all countries have a right to nuclear energy. but there is a difference in that and the ability to enrich uranium on iranian soil. it's not in countries that have systemically lied about their nuclear programs through the century. >> it doesn't say, by the way, if you've lied, you no longer have -- who decides that process? >> i think the international community has to decide and they already have decided because of a tremendous credibility problem with iran. even if iran agreed tomorrow and said, okay, we'll have this type of supervision over our nuclear program, certainly from israel's perspective, we would not b
FOX News
Aug 16, 2009 2:00am EDT
counsel member matt strayer will tell us why. >> he conquered the world at 17, zach sutherland, the youngest person to sail around the globe and with solo is here to tell us about his amazing journey through academic guitarist james burton jams with evil rockers this is on our show and you have a great time and thank you for joining us areas. [ applause ] >> last week president obama said i didn't have to worry about a government health care plan and private carriers out of business, and he said that fedex and ups, or private companies, are profitable, and the post office wasn't. now doesn't that seem like a good reason to not let government take over healthcare is to mark up my word for it, take a look at what the daily show's jon stewart had to say. >> this is a town hall meeting isn't there a simple way to explain that government programs can work pretty well yet not threaten the solvency of private companies they are competing against. >> people say how can a private company compete against the government? if you think about it, ups and fedex are doing just fine. right? no, ther
CBS
Aug 16, 2009 10:30am EDT
historian douglas brinkley joins us to talk about presidents and our national parks, but first, the rage over healthcare reform. on face the nation. captioning sponsored by cbs "face the nation" with cbs news chief washington correspondent bob schieffer. and now from washington, substituting for bob schieffer, harry smith. >> welcome again to the broadcast, bob sniff is offer this morning, joining us now from phoenix, arizona where he is travel twg the president, white house press secretary robert gibbs, mr. gibbs, good morning. >> good morning, harry, how are you? >> very well. >> 80 percent of americans have health insurance, they may not be thrilled with the system as it works right now, but their fear is reform is going to make things worse instead of better. can you guarantee them that things will improve? >> absolutely. if you like what you have now you will get a chance to keep it, but in each of the town hall meetings that the president has done over the last week, harry, we have highlight add specific instance where health insurance reform would help those that already have
CSPAN
Aug 15, 2009 8:00pm EDT
amendment. so i would have to say. >> you have actually given us a little insight already, but how did your experiences affect you as a person? . . >> i have an opportunity to do things with my bride. we go to football games or we go motor homing. and you try to be as normal as possible with all the security considerations. and i like that. i miss that part of life more than anything else. that i can't just walk around. anonymously anymore. i really truly miss that. but i think, though, the way it's really changed me is that you really -- even talking tonight i'm very, very reluctant to have a strong opinion on something without having briefs or opinions to read and think through. it slows you down. because you know, this job is -- it's easy for people who have never done it. [laughter] [applause] at what i've found in this job is they know more about it than i do. [laughter] >> especially if they have the title law professor. but it also is easy with people who know what they think before they've thought. [laughter] they know how they are going to come out and which position is th
MSNBC
Aug 16, 2009 7:00am EDT
of questions that were not complete softballs. chuck todd joins us in a moment from montana. plus, you know those end of life counsel prognosis visions in the health care bills which republicans, like sarah palin, have distorted into death panels? it turns out republicans were actually for end of life counseling before they were against it. that's just one of the inconsistencies we'll discuss with republican john culbertsoc. >> and how far has he fallen? there is a report that john edwards is about to finally admit he is the father of his mistress's child? where would he be if edwards had not been so wisely dejected by wise democratic voters last year. >> and bill clinton has some tough words on the networks crowd on don't ask don't tell. >> and what does it mean to be palinized? ask one who says it could easily happen to her. the definition coming up on the hardball side show. >>> first president obama and his latest push for health care reform. nbc news chief white house correspondent chuck todd is traveling with the president and joining us from montana. by my count there were
FOX News
Aug 16, 2009 6:00am EDT
party and president obama. nbc news now using its power to attack the healthcare protests. >> because we have a black president, it's an uprising. angry old white folks are storming into town about healthcare reforms. let me set the record straight early on, these folks, i think they're dumber than joe the plumber. >> he may be right. we're all focussed on sort of the craziness that's taking place at these town halls and some of the politicians playing to the bases showing up at town hall when actually not people in the middle to show up. >> because they oppose the public policy. in fact, i've never seen this before in my 35 years of journalism. think about it. folks are using their constitutional right to protest the healthcare policy they believe will harm them. power the powerful corporation g.e. demonizes the very people. so far in august the nbc news network is down 24% while "fox news" is up 23%. msnbc down 15%. it's not just nbc going after the healthcare protests. cbs news reported this last night. >> fighting the healthcare bill is not organized. >> it's a million or so indep
FOX News
Aug 15, 2009 11:30pm EDT
fight for us. we did not want to-- fight for us, stand up. democrat or republican, we will vote you out. >> wait a minute, wait a minute! wait a minute, wait a minute, you want to leave? leave. >> i am going to speak my mind before i leave for good. your people told me i could. >> well, that's just a few of the scenes from town hall meetings across the country this week, including the last one where senator arlen specter fired up over at health care reform in pennsylvania. a passionate statement like the ones you just heard, they led to this white house reaction. >> this is part of the american tradition. i think what is unproductive though is that somebody tries to come to a town hall meeting and you can't ask your question or your mother can't ask her question because somebody else is yelling. that's what cable tv and the food fight bring to this. i think we all have something to lose if we let cable television come to town hall meetings and kill health care reform for another year and put the special interests back in charge. >> so, i guess it's our fault. cable t vchv, what do you t
CNN
Aug 16, 2009 4:00pm EDT
your money. you can follow ali and me on facebook. make sure you john us every week for your money, saturdays at 1:00, sunday at 3:00 eastern time. log on to cnnmoney.com. have a great weekend. >>> a new salvo in the battle of other health care coverage. is the public option in or is it out? >>> hot, dry weather fuels california's wildfires. crews making progress against the flames. >>> a big city mayor comes to the aid of a woman calling for help only to get hit in the head with a pipe. the attacker still on the loose today. hello, i'm melissa long, in today for fredricks whitfield. and you are in the cnn newsroom. >>> we focus our attention right now on the severe weather in the southeast. due to the sudden development of a tropical storm it is taking aim at the panhandle. more on the storm from jacqui jeras in the severe weather center. talking about ana, bill, now this is the focus. >> yeah, claudette, focused because it is aimed right for the florida panhandle. as you mentioned this is a tropical storm this developed in the overnight hours, tropical depression it has been stre
CNN
Aug 16, 2009 3:00pm EDT
disappear. you'll be a living boast he says you'll move amongst the rest of us, but if we can't access your profile, we won't notice or care about up carol cosstello, cnn he washington. >> a virtual cheerleading squad for that mom and maybe tmi for you. >>> it's a make or break month for health care reform. you have questions and our experts have the answers. across the country, blood is boiling as angry americans confront elected officials. but what is really behind the town hall flareups? ali velshi is traveling through the country's heartland, getting past the shouting to find out how the health care debate really affects americans. get ready. time to talk "your $$$$$." >>> welcome, i'm christine romans. the future of your health care is at stake. ali velshi has been traveling on the cnn express across america talking to you about your health coverage and what you want to see in reform. ali, what are they telling you? >> reporter: and i'm here in kansas city, missouri, with the cnn express. i've been hearing a lot from people across the country. we've started in georgia, went
FOX News
Aug 16, 2009 11:00am EDT
morning, again, everyone. i'm rick. >> i'm jamie colby. good to have you with us as the president heads on the vacation. number two on the healthcare reform push drops the bombshell. no public option to. now, the question about the controversial part of the healthcare reform push were dominating the sunday talk shows, even before the sebelius news broke. caroline shively joins us from the bureau in washington, d.c. this is a bombshell, caroline. i'm curious whether killing the pub llic insurance option, turning it to to cocan op helps or hurt the bill's chances? >> it will do both. on the senate side, it would absolutely help. on "fox news sunday," ken conrad, democrat, gang of six, bipartisan group in the finance committee negotiating this. he says there are not votes for the public option on this side of thing on the senate. so he came up with the idea for non-profit co-op run by the companies. the insurance company instead of government getting involved. it would help on the senate side. opponents of healthcare should take a look at it. if you look at the house side, three comm
CSPAN
Aug 15, 2009 11:00pm EDT
around the country to start using some of the smart practices that you are using. frankly, medicare and medicaid provide a lot of care for a lot of patients, particularly seniors. if they hear from medicare, can you start doing things smarter, they have the incentive to do it. once they put a smarter system in place, the benefits spillover to the private insurance market as well. we want to do it through medicare and medicaid, but we also want to see in the private insurance market that heah providers start thinking smarter and providing better care, which often turns out to be lower-cost care. it is not going to happen overnight, because a lot of these systems have been put in place for a long time. you are in grand junction or the mayo clinic or another good health care system, each year they are continually comparing notes. they have a peer review process where doctors are exchanging ideas, and they are continually making the system better and smarter, and over time, we can bend the cost curve so that instead of having inflation go a lot faster than everything else, it matches ev
NBC
Aug 16, 2009 5:00am EDT
news sunday morning." i'm lisa robinson. >> and i'm kate amara. thanks for being with us this morning. we'll get to our top stories in just a moment but we'll start by taking a look outside with jim nichols who is in for john collins. >> you know, we have had some good timing this summer as far as good weather on weekends. we it yesterday and we'll have it again today where we saw a lot of sunshine and warm weather. today is going to be a repeat. if you like sunshine, today is going to be a day for you. dealing with 74 downtown. warmer temperatures because of all the concrete and the blacktop tends to hold the heat in. 69 in ocean city. 63 out toward salisbury. for the day, just a few clouds. it is going to be a pleasant day. 82 to 86 degrees today. we'll talk about how long this pleasant weather pattern will continue plus the latest on now two tropical storms. we'll talk about anna and bill in your full forecast. that's coming up in just a little bit. >> our big story this morning comes out of baltimore city where police are investigating a double shooting that happened in the inner
CSPAN
Aug 16, 2009 11:00am EDT
eager to introduce us to the place that she loved so much, the place she is terrified of losing. like a young girl, money is conscious of everybody she points out deer tracks, a single red leaf tucker rating of the summer ground, a blue jay feather that has drifted down she runs her hand over the trunk of an oak and glances up at this guy and comments. this woman is one with the mountain and they know and respect each other in is a parent to not only the way may talks about the mountain but the way she moves up with grace and ease stepping lightly to disturb the least amount of perth possible. even though she also says i cannot get appear as fast as i use to which is hard to believe she is a woman who is used to being in motion a medical professional a fiddler and activist record she moves with the determination her arms, her legs intent on the purpose and her feet on a mission. today she is under way to the high rock, her favorite place in the world and although she wants to take her time and enjoy the walk of she is eager to reached the ridge where she will encounter a natural castle
FOX
Aug 15, 2009 11:00pm EDT
joining us. the police were called to minnesota avenue in northeast p. s the metrotyto ill no sign of the shooter. roz plater has been following this all evening and joins us live with details. >> reporter: officers are fanned out looking for the shooter who seeped -- opened fire into the crowd earlier in the evening. the trouble is right now they don't know who or why. just after 6, there were rapids of people along minnesota avenue near a bus stop outside of the metro station. that is when police say someone walked up and opened fire. mothers, which were, teenagers scrambled for cover but seven were hit and police don't know why. some witnesses say it may have started at an earlier go go event. >> people shoots because of what happened down paradise day because people were shooting down there and they came up and started shooting around minnesota. >> reporter: investigators tell us that is one possibilitiy that looking into. >> we did have earlier an event, a go-go event in the sixth district and they had let out, it was a large crowd and possibly again, unconfirmed, i'm not tiei
CSPAN
Aug 16, 2009 6:30pm EDT
and i feel. it is where we see it. heart doctors help us, our hospitals keep us from bleeding on the carpet, but the insurance people argue with us for hours on the phone. >> will look for your continued reporting on this. >> thank you. the oilers this is c-span, public affairs programming courtesy of america's cable companies. but adds, remarks from bloggers on the new media strategist at right online conference. and then maria shriver gives the unit -- gives the eulogy for her mother, eunice kennedy shriver. tomorrow on "washington journal," the white house correspondent for "the hill tops about how obama is promoting his agenda during the recess. jim martin on his concerns about health care proposals from president obama and the democrats in congress. and fell off alcabes talks about the history of disease control and questionable health policy practices. "washington journal," alive every morning at 7:00 a.m. -- like every morning at 7:00 a.m. on c-span. from the right online conference in pittsburgh, discuss sense of the online campaigning. this act -- this last about one hour an
ABC
Aug 16, 2009 6:00pm EDT
sleepy hurricane season is over. the scramble to stock up has begun. >> kind of used to it. you can just prepare yourself for the worst. >> reporter: behind claudette, two storms are churning in the atlantic. ana is weak and may not survive, and bill looks to stay at sea. until now, as this time lapsed image shot this weekend shows, this summer has been marked by sudden weather changes and intense rain showers, but no hurricanes. hurricane season officially begins june 1st. the last time a first named storm came this late in the season was 1992. they called it andrew. hurricane andrew. it made landfall south of miami a as a category 5. one of the most powerful and destructive storms in history, which is why experts warn a late beginning to hurricane season means nothing. >> it's not all about numbers alone. just takes that one hurricane over your community to make a bad year. >> this is hurricane charley. >> reporter: jeffrey kofman, abc news, st. george island, florida. >>> they are also nervously watching the weather in california tonight, where nearly a dozen wildfires are burnin
CSPAN
Aug 16, 2009 3:30am EDT
the piece of paper. put the pieces in their pocket or their back packin tell us how many questions they saw it correctly. presumably people are not smart and because they shred the piece of paper but now they claim to sell seven. it is not its if we had a few bad apples that skewed the distribution. instead we have lots of people who cheated just a little bit. why do people cheat? the bekka model of cheating is every day when we walk by anything we consider three things. we say to ourselves how much money is in the till? what is the chance they will catch us? how much time we get in prison? [laughter] we weighed the cost benefit analysis and decide whether-- it sounds like a crazy model and it is. but realize this is the model driving the legal system. so in some sense it is an odd modeled but it very important model in a practical way because of the role of economics in our society. so, let's check this model. how would we checked that model? a big part of it is how you spend today. some people tell them we would pay 10 cents for question, others 25 cents per correct question. wou
CBS
Aug 16, 2009 8:00am EDT
president blames his opponents to use scare tactics to create misinformation and told the cheering crowd what will be scary is if nothing is done soon, gran junction -- grand junction, colorado. >> how could the government pay for its own health care system. he said -- raising some taxes on people making more than $250,000 a year. >>> also this morning governor martin o'malley wants to cut hundreds of millions of dollars in funding for local governments. he's looking to fill a budget shortfall. the governor says $250 million in state aide could get the ax affecting not only local health departments but also police, community colleges and money for roads. >>> michael phelps is still feeling the effects from thursday's car crash in mt. vernon. he says his ankle is still sore and in the message this morning on his official facebook site, phelps expresses some concern for the woman who police say caused the crash. she was ticketed for running a red light. no one seriously injured. phelps will resume training monday. >>> safety in the skies the next time you try to hop on a plane. be prepared
FOX News
Aug 16, 2009 7:00am EDT
his case straight to the american people and uses a family member to sell his plans for health care reform. >> i lost my grandmother last year, the notion that i ran for the office or members of congress are in this so that they can go around pulling the plug on grandma? >> will that help the president win over his critics, we report, you decide. decide. >> taking it to the big leagues. a pint size reporter snagged the biggest interview of his life. damon weaver is here to tell bus his one-on-one with president obama. >> and what women want, in the workplace. >> oh. >> we'll tell you about a surprising new study about females and their boss. get your hands off me. >> stop touching. >> or please do. >> if you're watching "fox & friends." >> oops. >> good morning, fox foxx. good morning, "fox & friends." good morning, "fox & friends." >> the call center is open. >> hi, good morning. >> careful of the voice mail though. >> hi, everybody, look who is back again filling in for dave briggs. >> i can't believe they will the me back in. and where is dave again? >> he's on a fabulous vacatio
FOX News
Aug 16, 2009 3:00am EDT
people who use stuff in their health savings accounts for over the counter drug purchases. 2.5% tax on a health plan that is not acceptable by the government and $2 billion tax that all of us pay. sean: i want to talk about the political implications. look at harry reid's numbers. chris god is in trouble. governors corzine and paterson of new york, corzine is losing by a lot. bob mcdonald has a big lead. toomey is plipping the polls by 20 some odd points. do you think this holds, as time goes on or is this a short-term bump for the republicans? >> it has long-term ramifications. between now and november of 2010 is like several geology call ages will come and go between now and then. but it is a significant change and likely to remain because the administration in my opinion is not going to respond in a appropriate way. we'll have our first test in november in new jersey and virginia. and i suspect we will see republican pickups. sean: sign that for me. karl rove. thanks. it's the preliminary year of our "sleep-in panel." you get to sleep in on sunday morning. but first, david axelrod,
CBS
Aug 16, 2009 8:30am EDT
neighborhoods and building were a mystery until now. our digital correspondent tells us where they are and explains what it means in this 9 news new exclusive. >> reporter: north of georgetown university, 29th and p, 1300 block of upper street northwest, 23 in wyoming northwest, taylor street northeast, catholic university and trinity university all locations that the d.c. water and sewer authority and the fire department have identified over the last two years where there have been concerns about water. >> you live right there. i think that would be a big issue. >> reporter: just because the neighborhood is on the list of 34 locations doesn't mean it has an inadequate water supply, similar to what happened when firefighters tried to fight the blaze two weeks ago at the home of the former school board president. that is only one reason a area is on the list. >> it could be a hydrant locations, gallons per minute flow issues, access, geography, topography. >> reporter: the reason they have the list is to prevent what happened. knowing ahead of time means firefighters have plans in place
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